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Does KinderMender Take Cigna Insurance?

YES! Yes we do! Some of our KinderMender families have received letters from Cigna stating that KinderMender no longer participates in their network. We have since reached out to Cigna representatives who have assured us that both our Urgent Care and Primary Care contracts remain active. Representatives were unable to determine why these letters had Read More…

5 Tips to Prevent Slips and Falls This Summer

Falls continuously top a long list of childhood summer injuries. Outdoor play is at its peak during the summer months, and kids’ fun and game blinders are firmly in place, putting them at risk for slips, falls, strains, sprains, and more. Playground equipment, tree houses, and trampolines are high among the usual suspects for slips Read More…

8 Tips for Preventing Sunburn in Children

Believe it or not, people receive up to 50 percent of our lifetime UV exposure before the age of 20. In short, that means preventing sunburn in children is essential to reduce their risk of skin cancer later in life. It only takes 15 minutes for the sun’s harmful UV radiation to damage your child’s Read More…

Toddler Developmental Milestones: Years 2 to 5

From the “terrible-twos” to tying his or her shoes, this entry in our series of childhood developmental milestones charts your toddler’s precious (and precocious) preschool years. The following is an abbreviated list of just some of the landmarks you will witness during this fun and foundational time. At 2 years, your baby: Gets excited to Read More…

Childhood Developmental Milestones: Age Birth to 1 Year

The first year of life is a time of incredible – and rapid – development. Your baby experiences multiple physical, cognitive, and emotional changes in a matter of weeks – and often days. From birth to the 1 year milestone, infants go from not being able to control their own limbs to developing the fine Read More…

Excessive Screen Time for Children Can Cause Them to Miss the Big Picture

Electronic influences are everywhere. Tablets; toys; smartphones; smart televisions; video games; YouTube channels about video games (and “unboxings”, and Minecraft walk-throughs, and someone else’s family going to Disneyworld); and apps of every conceivable variety. Screen time for children is at an all-time high. According to UNICEF, children under the age of 18 represent 1 in Read More…

How to Have Your Treats (and Eat Them Too) This Halloween

Do you want to hear something scary? Like, really scary? The average trick-or-treater will collect anywhere between 3,500 and 7,000 calories in their loot bags on Halloween night. Not only that, but they’re what’s considered “discretionary calories,” which means their nutritional value is a grand total sum of zero. What’s more, your kids are probably Read More…

Make the Grade with these Back to School Health Tips

It’s that time again; time for backpacks, bus stops, and bewildered parents confronting algebra homework for the first time in 30 years. Launching into a new school year is always an adjustment to some degree, and with all of the preparation that goes into stockpiling supplies and mapping out new start times, health considerations occasionally Read More…

When Should You Go to the Doctor? How to Handle a Sick or Injured Child

Waiting room – or wait and see? It’s the dilemma faced by every parent at one time or another while attempting to comfort and console a sick child. There are, after all, a number of factors to consider. Does the unpleasantness of the illness you’re currently coping with outweigh your potential exposure to rogue viruses Read More…

Six Things to Look For in Your Children’s Healthcare Provider

It is 9 p.m. on a Sunday and the entire house is on red alert thanks to the dulcet tones of the croup. A child is barking, the dog is cowering, parents are frantically searching for acetaminophen, and everyone – everyone – is miserable. Hopefully you have your children’s healthcare provider on speed dial. But Read More…

Here's What Parents Say

  • “Everything about the visit was outstanding. We are so very happy we found this place. The staff is efficient, professional, and friendly. The facility is bright, clean, and child friendly. This will be our go to medical office…”

  • “Everyone we worked with, from the time we first called with questions through when we left after our appointment, was extremely friendly, efficient, and just overall wonderful and easy to work with. The place was clean, pretty, warm, and inviting!”

  • “Everyone is always patient and kind; it is so important to me that my kids are treated well especially at a doctor’s office because it directly influences their level of comfort and anxiety for the rest of their lives.”

  • “Fast, friendly and efficient service received. The Doctor was very friendly and informative. My child felt comfortable and was at ease by the kind nature of everyone. From the time we walked in we were greeted with a warm, friendly smile and immediate attention.”

  • “Always very welcoming and KinderMender makes it as comfortable as possible for the children. My son is no longer scared of going to the doctor because of his wonderful experiences here. It is so nice to have somewhere to take him that is not ‘scary.’ Thank you!”

  • “Everyone is always very friendly, helpful and sensitive to my child’s needs. They had us in and out in less than 20 minutes which is so important when dealing with a grouchy, sick child.”

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